Parish News
Phone: 704.536.6520 | Fax: 704.837.8243
8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227


Scam Alert!!

 Scam Alert

Please disregard any communication from Fr. John asking for monetary donations in the form of gift cards for any reason. Fr. John will not ask for charitable donations in the form of a text, email or any other fashion.



The SJN Community Food Pantry!
 If you or someone you know is going through a difficult moment and need help with food
we invite you to visit our food pantry on...
Mondays from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesdays from 9:30 am -12 pm
Your SJN Parish family is here to help you!!

The SJN Community Food Bank is in particular need of the following items:

All Purpose Flour
Maseca Corn Meal Flour
Diapers (all sizes)
Please place all donations in the bins in the Gathering Area.
Thank you, SJN family for your generosity.
Your donations make it possible to do the Lord’s work.

Events at SJN....

  Please check here often during the Shelter in Place Order 
for the latest news.
 Parish Office Hours
the office will be open  Monday - Thursday from 9am-4pm,
with spansih assistance on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 
Faith Formation Office hours 
  Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm.
** Faith Formation registrations have closed**.
Join The Legion of Mary
on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 pm in the Church.
We will pray the Divine Mercy and the four Mysteries of the Rosary
for our church and country.
 Women's Fall Mini-Retreat!
Saturday, October 17th, 2020
8:15 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. - Adoration
9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. - Mass
9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m. - Deacon Mark Diener Talk, Healing Prayer, and Blessing
10:20 a.m.-11:15 a.m. - Kathy Diener, Spiritual Director will facilitate a Meditation with the Lord
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. - Lunch bring a bagged lunch
Lunch meditations with Linda Johnson
We will make every effort to social distance. 
A free will offering of $10 is appreciated.
Please RSVP  to Kelly Flowers in the Faith Formation office at (704) 535-4197 
via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
All Souls Day Bereavement Mass
will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM 
service will be Bilingual, all parishioners are welcome to attend
to remember and pray for our faithful departed.
 Safe Environment!
Are You One of Our Treasured Volunteers?
Please note that all our volunteers must follow the Diocesan Requirements inregards to Safeguarding our Children and Vulnerable Adults.
These include:
  • A current background check which is valid for 5 years. (Please complete the background check using google chrome- if you try to complete in your phone it will not work. 
  • Attend at a VIRTUS (Protecting God’s Children) workshop; During this time of shelter in place, you may complete the online version of the workshop which can be accessed online at
  • In addition all volunteers must complete a volunteer profile and that you have read the Safe Environment Policies.
All of the above can be completed online at 
Thank you for helping to keep our children and vulnerable adults safe!






Around the Diocese...

Attention, seniors! Applications of interest are being accepted for Guardian Angel Villa, the largest-ever affordable housing project for the Diocese of Charlotte Housing Corp. Guardian Angel Villa will feature 81 apartments designed for low-income seniors aged 55 or older. The project is under construction in south Charlotte and will be completed this fall. Excel Property Management is compiling a list of interested applicants – to join the list, contact them ASAP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 919-878-0522, ext. 265. All are welcome to apply. Read more about the project: “Guardian Angel Villa under construction; potential residents encouraged to inquire”

- MiraVia, a Catholic, 501(c)(3) non-profit maternity and after-care program in Charlotte, invites you to join its 26th Annual Fundraising ONLINE Banquet “Path to Life” On Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. ET. For the first time ever, this event will be held ONLINE due to the unforeseen COVID-19. This year’s virtual guest speaker is Melissa Ohden, the survivor of a failed saline infusion abortion. To register to attend, visit undefined or contact Megan Whiteside at 704-525-4673 ext. 13, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Like always, the event is free to attend, and there will be a brief ask at the end. We are currently in the process of creating a customized banquet donation website for those who prefer to make pledges/donations online, and we also will be mailing out donation envelopes prior to the event as well. We are hoping to make this online event between 30-40 minutes long. For more information about MiraVia, visit

- The St. John Paul II Foundation and the Diocese of Charlotte invite all married couples to the second annual Together in Holiness Marriage Conference: on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm at St. Ann Catholic Church and online. Registration for the in-person conference is $59/couple and $35/individual. The cost for the at-home conference is $15. Early-bird discount available until Oct. 5. Scholarships are available upon request. For more information, please visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Registration ends on Friday, October 16. 

Mass Schedule

Saturday Anticipated Mass (Vigil): 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm (Spanish), 5:00pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: 9:00am
Wednesday: 6:00pm
Friday: 6:30am
Holy Days: Call Parish Office


Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Saturdays: 4:00pm-4:45pm
And by appointment

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fridays: 7:00am through
Saturday at 8:45am



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St. John Neumann Catholic Church

8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227
Phone: 704.536.6520
Fax: 704.837.8243



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